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ESSENTIALS - back-to-basics, full text articles, by clinical topic from our Primary Care Essentials series
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GUIDELINES IN A NUTSHELL - Brief summaries of essential clinical and practice guidelines
Improving diagnosis of dementia – the role of the practice nurseDementia is an umbrella term used to describe a group of symptoms characterised by behavioural changes and loss of cognitive and social functioning caused by progressive neurological disorders. There are significant advantages to be gained from a timely diagnosis, and practice nurses can play a key role in early identification
Hypertension – draft guidanceThis guideline covers identifying and treating primary hypertension in people aged 18 and over, including people with type 2 diabetes. It aims to reduce the risk of cardiovascular problems such as heart attacks and strokes by helping healthcare professionals to diagnose hypertension accurately and treat it effectively.
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Acute bronchitis - adults
Acute respiratory infections account for 17% of all GP consultations. The annual incidence of acute bronchitis is 44 per 1,000 adult population. It is usually mild and self limiting, but its predominant symptom – cough – is also shared by community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), and it can be difficult to differentiate between the two conditions.
13 March 2019Vol 49 • Number 3
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